Conclusion: Though it lacks the direction to make itself a pure arcade skateboarding title it has enough humour, self-awareness and interesting gameplay to be worthwhile. If you're prepared to accept the slightly awkward controls and brave new world of its story then Shaun White Skateboarding has much to offer.
Summary: Shaun White Skateboarding seems to make a valiant effort to break the monotony with slick style and meaningful substance. The longer you ride the malleable rails of New Harmony, however, the more you’ll find that a unique terraforming mechanic and respectable trick roster do little to mask the vacancy of the city itself.
Summary: Shaun White Skateboarding tries valiantly to inspire players by allowing them to transform grey settings into colorful scenes, but the mediocre gameplay, boring quests, and poor visuals ultimately leaves things feeling decidedly uninspired.
Pros: The approachable learning curve, The initial enjoyment of restoring color to the game's environments, The stellar soundtrack
Cons: The terribly boring quests, The poor shading and character models, The lackluster gameplay
Excerpt: Shaun White Skateboarding is quite the romp into a colorless world governed by the nefarious monarchy known at the Ministry. Bordering on the line between ridiculous and slightly serious, this skateboarding title from Ubisoft puts players into the shoes of a Shaun White follower. Shaun is unavailable to play at the start of the loose narrative, specifically because the evil crew running the Ministry has locked up poor Shaun because he's too much of a character for their...